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Domestic Abuse: Mental Health

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 94559, tabled on 16 December 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to recognise domestic abuse as an official cause of female mental ill-health.

Answered on

5 January 2022

We recognise that women experiencing domestic abuse are more likely to experience mental ill-health based on current evidence.